October 08, 2008

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell University talks by Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough will air on WVIA-TV, the PBS affiliate covering central and northeastern Pennsylvania, beginning later this month.

Goodwin’s talk, “Leadership Lessons from Abraham Lincoln and Their Meaning for Our Next President,” is scheduled for the following broadcasts:

  • 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22
  • 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
  • Noon Sunday, Oct. 26.

McCullough’s talk, “A Conversation with David McCullough,” is scheduled to air during the following times:

  • 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29
  • 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1.

Check local listings for details.

Goodwin’s Sept. 30 talk kicked off the final semester of The Bucknell Forum: “The Citizen & Politics in America,” an ongoing national speakers series exploring issues surrounding the election of the next president. Read more.

McCullough gave his talk Oct. 7 as the 2008 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell. He also received an honorary degree from the University. Read more.

Contact: Division of Communications

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